Canadian Party Leaders Debate
Canadian party leaders met in the second of two debates in English among the party leaders prior to the January 23 Canadian… read more
Canadian party leaders met in the second of two debates in English among the party leaders prior to the January 23 Canadian election. Following opening statements, the participants debated questions about topics including ethics, the Canadian Constitution, crime, values, the economy, and national unity. Mr. Paikin moderated the debate.
Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin is the Liberal Party Leader. Opposition Leader Stephen Harper is the Conservative Party Leader. Other candidates include Bloc Quebecois Leader Gilles Duceppe, New Democratic Party (NDP) Leader Jack Layton, and Green Party leader Jim Harris.
A consortium of Canadian network television stations and C-Span provided the debate. The party leaders also will participate later in two debates in French. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Gilles Duceppe Leader, House of Commons Canada->Bloc Quebecois
- Stephen Harper Leader, House of Commons Canada->Conservative Party
- Jack Layton Leader, House of Commons Canada->New Democratic Party
- Paul Martin Prime Minister Canada
- Steve Paikin Host TV Ontario
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